Dead: A Celebration Of Mortality

October 27, 2015|
Dead: A Celebration Of Mortality by Charles Saatchi
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In this new book, cleverly designed to look like a marble tombstone (complete with marble edge-stain), Charles Saatchi relates often perversely entertaining stories that look at death and mortality in a coolly amused and detached way. In 52 brief essays—sometimes dark, sometimes droll—and including 50 illustrations, Saatchi spans a wide variety of topics; the Russian mafia, snake-eating spiders, Attila the Hun, the Wild West, being run over by your own dog, even laughing yourself into a heart attack.

Charles Saatchi has been one of the moving forces of the modern age, one of the most significant figures in global advertising, and one of the most influential collectors of contemporary art, while contradictorily remaining a reclusive, even elusive figure. Saatchi was selected by the BBC as one of 60 “New Elizabethans” who have most i...
Title:Dead: A Celebration Of Mortality
Product dimensions:248 pages, 9.5 X 7 X 1.25 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 9.5 X 7 X 1.25 in
Published:October 27, 2015
Publisher:Booth-Clibborn Editions
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781861543592

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